School News

2017

Spirit Days

At TCS our students and teachers alike get excited and participate in spirit days.  Today we got to celebrate our favourite sport teams .... as well as some birthdays (Mrs. Lake and Ms. Morris).

Royal Soup

Our Grade 1 students got into character from the book, "The Tale of Despereaux", to make Royal Soup.

Sending Shoeboxes ... with Love

The grade 5's had the opportunity to go to Samaritan's purse today and take down the shoe boxes that our families graciously filled and donated.¬† While there, they learned about the journey each shoebox takes to makes its way to a child in need. They…

Thank you for all your fundraising efforts!

¬† Due to your fundraising, TOC has been able to purchase, a much needed, new scoreboard as well as electronic items to enhance our student learning. ¬†Last year, TOC purchased the Padcaster which our drama and film students are currently using to make…

Volleyball: More than Just the Sport

Congratulations to all of our student athletes on a successful season!¬† All of our teams had an amazing year winning many regular season games and tournaments (click here to read about each team).¬† In the last matches of the year, the City Finals,…

Science Showcase

The grade 2 and 3 students recently showcased their boats and bridges.¬† The grade 2¬†built boats, for their Boats and Boyancy unit, to test what would float and what would not.¬† The grade 3 students built bridges, for their Building and Design unit,…

Remembrance Day Chapel

Today we remembered all those who have served so that we may be free. ¬† Many of our classes help lead Chapel today: Our grade 1 classes recited the poem "In Flanders Field" The Junior High Dance class performed "The Little Soldier" Our Grade 6 class…

Life is an AMAZING RACE!

¬† At TCS we are blessed to have such a strong community of AMAZING people running the RACE together and supporting each other.¬† That's what are Annual Dinner Auction is all about - community, support and a whole lot of fun.¬† This weekend we were super…

Happy Reformation Week!

This week as we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, we are excited to have Harvey Boldt - a former TCS parent - visit us today with his operational replica of the Gutenberg Printing Press. The printing press was fundamental…

Another Successful Volleyball Weekend!

All of our Jr High VB teams were involved in tournaments this weekend. We are so proud of all of our teams as they played hard and represented TCS well.  Four medals and lots of development! For more details and LOTS of photos go to our ATHLETIC BLOG.

Volleyball Season is Off to a Great Start!

Congratulations to all of our teams for having an awesome start to the season. ¬†Everyone of our teams have worked very hard and have won a medal in a tournament this season already. ¬†A big shout out to our grade 7's who played their first ever games…

Toonies for Terry

Our Grade 2 students ¬†organized Toonies for Terry.¬† The Grade Twos were learning about Terry Fox and participated in the Terry Fox Run on Thursday, September 28th. ¬†It was a beautiful day to support an amazing cause.¬† All students in K-9 were invited…

How Do You Spell our School Name?

Today at Cobs & Dogs we had a little fun photo session with our TRINITY and TCS name - sometimes there was some confusion on how to spell our name (even TCS).  It's good our students are back at school (lol) Thanks to everyone who participated.

What An Amazing First Day of School!

¬† ¬† How blessed we are at TCS to have such a strong community of believers as we start a new year together! ¬†Today was one very special day: ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† we saw so many smiles as the students (and the parents!) came into the school this morning we…

Welcome to our "New" Kindergarten Teacher

¬†¬† Please help us welcome Mrs. Kendra Lake as our Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten teacher starting next week. ¬†Mrs. Lake is not new to TCS or Kindergarten. ¬†Not only did Mrs. Lake substitute teach in Kindergarten at TCS last year, she actually began…

Welcome to our New Spanish Teacher!

We are pleased to welcome, Mrs. Desiree Francisco, as our new Junior High Spanish teacher joining us in September. ¬† Mrs. Francisco started her teaching career in 1984 and most recently taught languages at Calgary Christian School. ¬†She comes to us…

Welcome to our New Grade 3 Teacher

We are pleased to welcome, Mrs. Lauren Brown, as our new Grade 3 teacher joining us in September. Mrs. Brown started her teaching career in 2008 at Bearspaw Christian School, then took time off to raise our three children. ¬†She has been substitute teaching…

Welcome to Our New Executive Director

We are pleased to welcome, Mike Humphries, as our new Executive Director to Trinity Christian School starting today. Mike is a previous board member as well as a parent making him well versed in our wonderful school and a very positive addition. ¬†We…

A Fond Farewell to Mrs. Groeneveld

Yesterday was the end of an era. ¬†At our last chapel of the year, we sadly said good-bye to Mrs. Groeneveld as she embarks on the next season in her life - retirement. ¬†Mrs. Groeneveld has blessed all of us at Trinity Christian School for 20 years.…

Junior High Awards

We had the honour to celebrate our Junior High students yesterday for their academic efforts and their strength of character. ¬†The awards that were presented were: French & Spanish student who have excelled in the speaking, writing, and comprehension…

Let the Summer Begin . . . .

Mrs. Duimel and Mr. Roper greeted the children and parents on the last day with a little bit of summer fun! Check out Facebook for more pictures.

Year End Celebrations

Over the last few school days our students had the opportunity to celebrate with class parties, time at Midnapore Lake, bowling, buddy time and picnics.  Fun times were had by all.  

Legacy Gifts are a Tradition at TCS!

¬† Every year our graduating classes show their appreciation for their time at TCS by donating a legacy gift. ¬†Each gift is very thoughtful and a reflection of each graduating class. ¬†As we walk the halls of TCS, these gifts remind us of all the wonderful…

Summer Reading - Avoid the Summer Slide!

Summer slide is the loss of academic achievement children made during the school year. Research proves that when children do not read over the summer months, they lose reading performance and fall victim to summer slide. ¬† Fortunately, learning never…

Thank You to Our Volunteers!

We had the honour this morning to thank our volunteers for all their hard work with a continental breakfast. ¬†Our volunteers are the BEST and a big reason for the success of our school. ¬†Your helping hands make everything lighter and smoother. ¬†We…

What a Great 20th Golf Classic!

Thank you everyone for making the day great! ¬†We were blessed with wonderful weather, great golfers and lots of fun! Elisabeth Vathje, Christ follower, Canadian Skeleton athlete, lover of adventure, TCS alumni 2009 was our key note speaker. ¬†She shared…

Safety Patrol Appreciation Day at Heritage Park

Just a fun day at Heritage Park celebrating Patrollers. Sun, candy and fun! More than¬†7,000 Grade five and six school kids got a special treat on Thursday. It was AMA‚Äôs School Safety Patrol Appreciation Day at Heritage Park. Our students who work…

Elementary French Plays

In elementary, at TCS we use the AIM (Accelerative Integrated Methodology) system to learn French. Authentic learning is achieved through scaffolding techniques which use story-telling, gestures, active collaboration and repetition. The use of high-frequency…

March 14th is Not the Only Pie Day at TCS!

Our TCS community is AWESOME! ¬†Not only did we raise $27,000 from our Walkathon last Friday, our teachers were great sports and got PIED! ¬†The deal with the students was for every $5000 they raised they got to pie a teacher. ¬†$27,000 meant 5 teachers.…

New Board Members

Last weeks Spring Society meeting was a great success. ¬†It was a valuable time to get together as a community - to get updated by the board and staff on various topics celebrate our volunteer of the year vote in two new board members socialize afterwards…

Volunteer of the Year!

¬† Traditionally,¬† each year, we like to recognize volunteers who go above and beyond service to our school. Before highlighting our TCS Volunteer of the Year Award, we would like to recognize and thank every parent and friend of TCS who helps out and…

Sports Day

Last Friday was the perfect day for Sports Day - sunny and warm. ¬†Our Grade 7 and 8's did a fabulous job of planning and running Sports Day. ¬†The overall theme of the day was MOVIES. ¬†All of our students from Kindergarten to Grade 8 participated and…

New BUDDY BENCH!

Thanks to an anonymous donor we have a BUDDY BENCH on our playground now. ¬† What a wonderful idea! ¬† It is a simple but powerful idea that helps encourage friendships and eliminate loneliness. ¬†It's also a great place to sit to meet up with friends.…

Congratulations to the TCS cast of Alice's Wonderland!

Our cast received the award for "Best Ensemble in a Theatre Production" at the first annual "Mic Awards" held here in Calgary on May 27. The Mics are an awards ceremony to celebrate International youth in Entertainment, ages 5 to 20, in the same caliber…

Walk-a-thon 2017

What a beautiful day for a Walk-a-thon (or Bike-a-thon)! ¬†The sun was shining and the students were getting their exercise while raising over $10,000 for a much needed new scoreboard for our main gym. ¬†Thank you to everyone who made it happen from…

Grandparents Tea

Our Grandparents Tea was so much fun last week. ¬† We had around 150 grandparents and special friends come for a visit. ¬†The grandparents were treated to a lovely tea while being entertained by our grade 1 students and our Junior High Theatre students.…

Grade 5's visit Fort Calgary

Our grade 5 students went back in time yesterday visiting Fort Calgary.  It was a great way for our students to truly understand and appreciate the subjects they are learning in social studies like Settling in the West and the need for the Mounted Police.

Happy Mother's Day

This weekend we get to celebrate our mothers and all the women who help guide and love us. Yesterday our Grade 1 students started this celebration by honouring their mothers at an afternoon tea. ¬† Check out our Facebook or Instagram to see a video of…

Discover CommUnity a chance for students to share best practices

Today over 300 Grade 7-12 students and faculty from across Palliser Regional Schools came together at the Discover CommUnity Conference, aimed at sharing, celebrating and encouraging student leaders. ¬†A number of our own junior high students were involved…

30 Hour Famine

THANK YOU to all of you students and teachers who worked to raise funds for the 30 Hour Famine. Together, we were able to raise $4500 that will go towards making sure that families who do not have the basic necessities of life will get them! You have…

Walk-a-thon

¬† We have officially kicked off our annual Walk-a-thon which will be held on May 26th. Thank you for supporting your children as they raise money for a new scoreboard, bleachers and water bottle station. This¬†community building event requires many…

Easter Service

On Thursday, students took part in a slightly different Easter assembly.¬† With their buddies, students circulated through 4 Easter stations (Forgiveness, Separation, Sacrifice, Service) that outlined different topics in the Easter story.¬† Each station…

5th Annual Lego Contest

Our 5th Annual Lego Contest was as exciting as ever!¬† Students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 participated.¬† The contest challenges our students to build a structure that ties into a book. We had 85 students participating with 62 entries.¬† Congratulations…

Alice's Wonderland is Nominated for Three Awards!

Congratulations to our Alice's Wonderland cast for being nominated for three awards:¬† ** BEST YOUNG LIVE THEATRE ENSEMBLE:¬† full cast ** BEST ACTRESS LIVE THEATRE AGE 13:¬† Macey M ** BEST ACTRESS LIVE THEATRE AGE 15¬† Natalie M (not a TCS student)…

Annual Pastors Breakfast

Today we were blessed with the presence of many of our Pastors at our annual Pastor's Breakfast. ¬†It was a wonderful morning of fun and fellowship and a great opportunity for our pastors‚Äô to experience God‚Äôs presence in our school. ¬†Thank you to…

Basketball Celebration

Our basketball season came to an official end today with a celebration to honour all of our teams as well as coaches and parents. ¬†The season was a great success with both senior teams bringing home the banner. ¬†The other four teams also worked very…

Alice's Wonderland Dress Rehearsal

What an exciting time for our Junior High Drama students. ¬†Opening Night is on March 9th and they are just putting their finishing touches on the play. ¬†Today some of our students witnessed a dress rehearsal at TCS of the first half of the play. ¬†It…

Junior High Ski Day

The Junior Highs enjoyed their annual ski day.  This year it was at Lake Louise.  It was a perfect day for skiing and bonding with their school friends.  The day began for all with lessons followed by skiing, tubing or snow boarding.  

100th Day Celebration

Today our grades 1, 2 and 3 students celebrated their 100 days in school.¬† It is a milestone we celebrate every year.¬† The students felt like royalty wearing their crowns and participating in fun activities throughout the day.¬† In addition to their…

Grade 9 Valentine Lunch

Thanks to the leadership group for planning and putting on the grade 9 Valentine Lunch today. Check out the video below - sorry it looks blank but it is not.

Thank You for Making Pink Day a Success!

We hope that our students had a good day taking about bullying. ¬†Special thanks to the following classes for their 100% participation: 1M, 1C, 2M, 2B, 3G, 3H, 4M, 5Sn and 5St The winning class for today was 1C. ¬†Congratulations. ¬† Let's continue to…

Thank You to Mrs. Duimel

Miss Budd's grade 2 class stopped by Mrs. Duimel's office today to say THANK YOU! ¬†The notes were their way to say how much they appreciate everything Mrs. Duimel does for them on a daily basis. ¬†Thank you's included helping in the parking lot, leading…

Twin Day

What a fun day!  So many dressed up today - twins, triplets...  Even the staff got into the action!  Check out the photos below.

Today's Chapel - The Life of Job

This month at TCS we are studying the life of Job and how we too, as God's peculiar people, can choose to worship God through the storms as Job did. ¬†Today our Grade 4 students acted out the story of Job's life while our Grade 9's used a game show theme…

2016

Christmas Concert Tomorrow!

Please come join us at our Christmas Concert tomorrow at either 10:30am or 7pm. Our students and staff have been working hard to share the true meaning of Christmas with our families. ¬†The whole concert is wonderful and the finale is very moving. ¬†You…

Operation Christmas Child

Our grade 5 students had the wonderful opportunity to visit Samaritan's Purse today. ¬†They received a comprehensive tour of the Calgary facility to see "the last stop" before their gift-filled shoeboxes are sent to hurting children in developing nations.…

Another Successful Volleyball Season!

What an awesome volleyball season our Eagles had! We were once again blessed with an amazing support system of volunteer coaches, parent managers, and committed and prayerful parents/fans. Without this passionate support, the Trinity athletic program…

Lest We Forget

Yesterday we remembered all those who have served so that we may be free. ¬† Chapel began with our Junior High drama class performing vignettes of war events - writing letters to their loved ones, rolling up clothes to be used as bandages and pinning…

A Taste of Trinity

On Friday night we came together to celebrate our cultural heritage. ¬†What transpired was an amazing evening of community centred around delicious food from 5 continents. ¬†What better way to celebrate! ¬† The evening celebration began with Shiro Johnson,…

Year End Volleyball Tournament - Come Cheer on Your Teams

We are quickly approaching the end of this year's volleyball season. It has been great to hear about and watch some close games and just see the kids hard work coming together. The athletes really appreciate the support of parents and the fans as well…

An Important Message about Trinity Christian School

Dear TCS Society Members, Many of you may have heard or seen the news this evening regarding the Alberta Government's decision to pull funding for the Trinity Christian School Association in Cold Lake, Alberta.¬† Alberta Education has deemed the school…

SALTS 2016

Our grade 9 students, along with teachers and parents had an amazing time on SALTS. ¬† More photos have been uploaded. ¬†Click here and scroll to the bottom of the page to see the blog. ¬†To view all the photos click on the post Victoria Welcomes TCS.…

Come Cheer on Your Volleyball Teams!

This week we are hosting the Girls 7 and the Girls 8/9 volleyball games. ¬†Please come out and cheer our teams on. Tuesday October 25th:Grade 7 Girls4pm vs Chinook Winds5pm vs GCA ¬† Thursday October 27th:Grade 8/9 Girls4pm vs Rundle5pm vs¬†West Island…

Grade 9's Set Sail Today

The SALTS trip has begun. ¬†Our Grade 9 students left Calgary on Sunday morning and enjoyed a great day touring around Victoria and the coast yesterday. ¬†Please pray for safety, joy and awesome community building time. ¬† We have a daily blog to keep…

Fond Farewell to Mrs. Nudd & Mrs. Oostenbrink!

The staff was able to bid a fond farewell to Carol Nudd and Deb Oostenbrink on Friday afternoon. ¬†They were both a huge blessing to TCS and will be greatly missed. Carol Nudd started as a parent here 20 years ago. ¬†Carol began in the library 17 years…

Elementary Students Chapel

Starting last Friday, two Elementary chapels took place in our new Aux Gym. ¬†They were such a blessing. ¬†The next ones are scheduled for Friday, October 28th. ¬† In each of the chapels, our music students, led by Mrs. Barkey, performed a flash mob.…

Ribbon Cutting Celebration

¬† Thank you to everyone who came to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday! It was a wonderful¬†celebration of our school renovations. We had a wonderful surprise flash mob dance from some of Mrs. Barkey's Grade 5 & 6 music students. There were many…

Save the Date for our Ribbon Cutting!

Please join us on Friday, September 30th to celebrate our renovations including our new gym and library!  You are more than welcome to invite your pastors and any alumni you may know.  Everyone is welcome.  

First Day of School

What an exciting first day of school! ¬†A big thank you to all of our TCS families for making our first day back to school such a wonderful day. ¬†We feel so blessed to have so many new families and students join us and that so many of our families attended…

Welcome Back to School

So excited to see everyone tomorrow! Doors open at 8:15am or 8am for new students/families. TCS Families, please join us forChapel at 8:45am and Cobs and Dogs at noon (rain or shine!). TCS is now onTwitter @TCSKIDS &Instagram @TCSkidsCalgary. Please…

The van't Wout Family say THANK YOU!

It's almost been 2 months since the wild fires began in Fort McMurray. ¬†At TCS we wanted to help. At first we collected grad dresses to donate. ¬†We collected 15 dresses. ¬†We wanted to do more but were not sure how best to help. ¬† Our prayers were…

Walk-a-thon

¬†Thank you to our TCS community, for your help in making this year‚Äôs Walk a Thon a great success!¬† We had over 400 students walking or biking‚Ķand close to 100 staff, parents and friends of the school helping out.¬† What a special time of community…

Volunteer of the Year!

Congratulations to Colin and Patty Wiebe for receiving the Volunteer of the Year Award!¬†They have been very active school members and generous with their time and expertise over the 12 years that they have been at TCS. This is their last year at Trinity…

Grandparents Tea

What a wonderful afternoon for the staff and students here at Trinity as we hosted our annual Grandparents Tea yesterday. We were blessed with over 160 guests!! Thank you to our grade 9 students who did a great job serving at the tea, being parking attendants…

Walk-a-thon

You are invited to ¬†join our TCS community is this year's Walk a Thon in Fish Creek Park!¬† On Friday May 27th our whole school will be walking or biking to raise funds to furnish our brand new library!¬† Some ways you ¬†can help with this annual event…

SPRING MUSICAL starts today!

Come one, come all! Today: 2pm Matinee Thursday: 2pm Matinee & 7pm Dessert Theatre Friday: 2pm Matinee   Admission is by donation for each Matinee. $5 Admission for Dessert Theatre

psst....

Palliser has a new initiative regarding safe and caring schools - psst (Promoting Safe Schools Together).¬† ¬† You may notice that there are some new posters up in the hall. ¬†These posters contain a link to an anonymous online reporting system that…

Jump Rope for Heart

"The other day we "jump" started our Jump Rope for Heart program. This program gives our elementary students (K-6) the opportunity to improve their heart health, raise money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and have fun! Over the next couple weeks…

RESPECT Initiative by The Eagles Leadership Team

This year, our student leadership team attended a Discover U conference hosted by Palliser which was created to help build student leadership.¬† While at the conference, they were asked to identify and area that they feel they would like to lead other…

4th Annual Lego Contest

Last week we had our 4th Annual Lego Contest. ¬†Students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 participated. ¬†The contest challenges our students to build a structure that ties into a book. ¬†Congratulations to everyone who entered. ¬†There were so many creative…

Calgary Herald Article

Trinity Christian School was featured in the Calgary Herald on March 30th in an article about Alternative Schools.  Michelle Duimel was interviewed about our Grade 9 SALTS program.  Click here to read the article. 

Our New Classrooms are OPEN!

Our students were welcomed this morning in their new classrooms (2B, 3G, 3H, 4H, 4M).   There are still some details to complete but they are looking great so far.  Ask your child tonight what they thought of their new classroom.  

Easter Chapel

We were blessed during our Easter Chapel through scripture, song and dance.  Thank you to our elementary students who sang for us and to Corps Bara for entertaining us with their dancing.

We Are On the Move!

With the help of our wonderful families we started preparing to move five of our classes upstairs (grades 2 to 4) before the break and continued during the break. ¬†It was a huge undertaking and we could not have done it without your help. ¬†Thank you…

Bible Verses

Our grade 3 and 4 students had the wonderful opportunity to write their favourite bible versus on the floors of their new classrooms before the spring break. ¬†How uplifting it will be everytime they walk into their classrooms and know God's spirit is…

Pysanky - Ukrainian Easter Eggs

In preparation for Easter, our grade 3 students in Mrs. Groeneveld's class participated in an old tradition of making colourful eggs. ¬†The process included decorating eggs with traditional Ukrainian folk designs using a wax-resist (batik) method. The…

Are You Smarter than a 1st Grader?

Before the spring break, our grade 1 class, lead by Mrs. Munton, participated in Marshmallow Math. ¬†Don't let the name Marshmallow Math underestimate the level of math our grade 1 students were completing. ¬†They were making different types of shapes…

Crazy Hair Day!

Today our students and staff shared a passion for crazy hair!  Check out the photos!

A GOLDEN Year for Basketballl

Both our Senior Boys and Senior Girls Basketball teams won GOLD and the CISAA League Banner tonight.  Congratulations to the teams, coaches and parents for a successful season.  Click here to see the team photos and write-ups.

Join in the FUN tonight!

Come join us tonight for an evening of fun and community! There are a few tickets still left. Buy on line at¬†http://www.tcskids.com/auction. There are so many wonderful items to bid on. To see some of them click below. If you can not make the auction…

COME and CHEER Tonight!

Tonight our SENIOR teams are playing in the Semi-Finals for Basketball.   Trinity 8/9 GIRLS take on Calgary Christian at 5:15pm in the TCS gym.   Trinity 8/9 BOYS take on Heritage Christian at 4pm Calgary Christian School.

100th Day Celebration

On Tuesday our Kindergarten through Grade 3 students celebrated their 100 days in school.¬† It is a milestone we celebrate every year.¬† The students felt like royalty wearing their crowns and participating in fun activities throughout the day.¬† In…

Annual Pastor's Breakfast

On Tuesday¬†morning we hosted our annual Pastors' Breakfast.¬† We had over 25 pastors attend and 20 churches represented!¬† The Pastors were treated to great food, some wonderful touchpoints from some of our staff and tours of the school by our lovely…

30 Hour Famine was a Huge Success!

This year's 30 Hour Famine was a great success.¬† Students had a wonderful time growing together in community through a number of engaging activities and were challenged by Gods call for us as Christians to positively impact community locally and throughout…

30 Hour Famine for Junior High

Please pray for our Junior High students this evening as they attempt to reach their goal for the 30 Hour Famine.   For more information on this worthwhile cause click here.

Grade 6 Edmonton Trip

Our Grade 6 students left on their overnight trip today. ¬†The students visited the The Alberta Legistrature today. ¬†Their tour highlighted the function of provincial government and the importance of active citizenship. ¬†Tomorrow the students will…

Renovations are Moving Forward

The upstairs renovations are moving along.  Check out the photos to see the progress!

Renovations have Begun

Thank you for making our Renovations a reality The demand for Christian Education and the success of our school has resulted in significant growth of our student population.¬† In order to properly service our Kindergarten to Grade 9 school our facilities…

Technology Talk with Paul Davis

Please join us for an evening on technology sponsored by TOC and TCS Society. Does your child have an iPod, iPad, Android, Xbox, PSP, access to Social Media or the Internet? ¬†Then please join us for an evening of Social Networking Safety with Paul Davis.…

2015

Christmas Concert

This morning our students blessed up with the Christmas spirit.  Thank you to the students and the staff for all their hard work putting this concert together for our enjoyment.   Merry Christmas to all!  

Wenceslas: More Showtimes

"Wenceslas" Opening Night was amazing! ¬†All the years of singing this song "Good King Wenceslas" and then it came to life in this wonderful version of Wenceslas! ¬† The actors/actresses were amazing. If you missed Opening Night, we highly recommend…

Year End Volleyball Match!

To complete the season of volleyball the grade 9 students took on the staff in a couple of games on Friday. ¬†It was an exciting time for all to watch - not only were the games close, the staff embraced the fun by wearing their best sports gear! ¬†What…

Grade 5 Service Project - Collection of Shoeboxes

Over the past month our Grade 5 classes organized the collection of approximately 200 boxes from our TCS families for other children less fortunate than themselves. ¬†This is a wonderful way to share God's love with children with gift-filled shoeboxes.…

Grade 9 Service Project - OPERATION CHRISTMAS

Yesterday our Grade 9 classes participated in their annual service project OPERATION CHRISTMAS. ¬† They worked at the Processing Centre here in Calgary inspecting each shoebox to ensure that the contents were appropriate for children and meet customs…

Congrats to all our Volleyball Teams!

It has been an exciting volleyball season for all teams involved, and TCS came home with many medals: Gr 7 boys bronze Gr 7/8 girls silver Gr 7/8 boys bronze Gr 8/9 girls silver Gr 8/9 boys silver Each one has further developed skills, supported positive…

TCS Theatre presents WENCESLAS

Please join us to celebrate Christmas. ¬†Everyone is welcome! Weneslas is a moving interpretation of the classic carol, Good King Wenceslas. It is an uplifting story filled with music, song, and a wonderful message about the true meaning of Christmas.…

Discover U Leadership Conference

Today ten of our junior high leadership students had the opportunity to attend Palliser's second annual Student Leadership Conference in Lethbride - ‚ÄúDiscovering U: Explore. Create. Achieve‚ÄĚ . ¬†The purpose of the event is to inspire students to…

Fall Society Meeting

Thank you to all the parents who attended last nights Society Meeting. ¬†It was not only very well attended it was also very informative regarding our 2nd floor expansion, financial status and the future of TCS. ¬†If you unable to attend and would like…

It's A Long Weekend!

It's a long weekend for the students. ¬†Hope you all enjoy the rest. ¬†If your students are looking for playdates don't forget to use your new Directory. ¬†If you did not see it yet may I suggest checking the bottom of your child's backpack? I would…

Grade 9 Sailing Trip

It‚Äôs that time again!¬† Our Grade 9 students, along with some parents and staff, will be embarking on a very meaningful, exciting adventure this Sunday¬†as they head to Vancouver Island for our annual grade nine SALTS trip.¬†¬†It truly is a trip of…

Coupon Book Fundraiser

A big thank you to all the students and families who sold over $22,000 worth of coupon books.¬† WOW!¬† That is awesome!¬† The net earnings will be announced in the November Messenger.¬† Also a big thank you to Michelle Prather and her team for coordinating…

Playground Dedication

Today at TCS we blessed our new playground enhancements. ¬†With the sun shining on our K to 6 students, two of our Kindergarten children cut the ribbon to the new swings. ¬†One student from each of our grade 1 through 6 classes had the pleasure of being…

Thank You from our Golf Committee!

The TCS Golf Committee is proud to announce that over $32,000 was raised this year.  Thank you to all our tournament sponsors as this tournament is not possible without you.  In addition thank you to all the golfers who came out for an amazing day!

Awesome First Day at TCS!

What an awesome first day at TCS! ¬† We were introduced to our new theme for this year at Chapel followed by a wonderful community gathering at our annual Cobs & Dogs BBQ.¬† Our theme for this year is:¬†Mission Possible: ¬†Be God‚Äôs Agent of Change.…

TCS Girls Summer Volleyball Camp

What a great week for the TCS Girls Volleyball Camp! The coaches were impressed with the talent and attitude of the girls who attended. ¬†The camp was attended mostly by TCS girls but it was nice to have some of their friends from other schools too.…

School Starts September 1st!

School is just around the corner . . . ¬†. . . Are you ready? Here are some important items for the first few days of school. FIRST DAY: School Supplies: Please bring all your supplies on the first day. ¬†If you have not already purchased them, please¬†click…

Our New Playground is underway!

Our new playground has begun!  Check out the details and pictures by clicking here!

Kindergarten Service Project

In the month of May, the two Kindergarten classes at Trinity Christian School participated in a special service project.¬† We wanted to bless another Kindergarten class with new books!¬† Each kinderkid did some extra jobs around home in order to earn…

TCS Wins Track & Field Banner for 14th Straight Year!

On May 27th¬†our athletes competed in the ISAA Track meet and our students competed extremely hard. As a team, we finished with the highest point total of any other school our size, and we captured the CISAA team championship banner for a record fourteenth…

Walk-a-thon

Dear Parents, Thank you so much to all the families who volunteered to help with the Walk a Thon this past¬†Friday.¬† We could not do it without all the parents who walked, biked and worked at the checkpoints.¬† A special thanks to our amazing Walk a…

Celebrating Stan!

On Friday, May 29th we had the opportunity to host an evening of Celebration to honour Stan Hielema who was a Principal at TCS for 20 years.¬† We were able to give thanks for his unconditional love for our school for the past 20 years as well as bless…

Seussical Jr. The Musical

Seussical the Musical was Amazing!!! Thank you to Mrs. Charlotte Loeppky and the Grade 7 - 9 Drama Students for putting on such a wonderful show.¬† My name is Robert and just recently, I played Horton in Seussical the Musical. My experience on stage…

Grandparents Afternoon Tea

What a great community event shared by over 150 special guests. ¬†Thank you to all our visitors who took the time to visit our students. ¬†Guests were treated with lunch, student visits and our musical Seussical Jr. ¬†Also, a big thank you to our grade…

Accepting Kindergarten 2016-17 Applications

Please share with your family and friends that we are accepting applications for Kindergarten 2016-17 starting next Monday, June 1st at 8am. ¬† Please let them know they can find more information here, on our website or can give us a call at the school¬†at…

Jon Roper - Vice Principal Announcement

We are delighted to announce Mr. Jonathan Roper¬†is our¬†new Vice-Principal effective August 25, 2015 ¬†Mr. Roper will be a tremendous addition to our staff.¬† He is a relational leader who loves the Lord, is adventurous,¬†enjoys travelling, and is very…

New ACSCS Board Members

Please welcome our newest members to our ACSCS Board: Jenn Boulton Jenn joined the TCS community 3 1/2 years ago and will have 3 children attending as of next fall. ¬†Up until now Jenn's involvement at TCS has been volunteering in the classroom, field…

Volunteer of the Year

Please join us in congratulating Devin Shishowski on receiving the "Volunteer of the Year" award for this year. ¬† ¬† Devin is not only the Chair of our ACSCS Board he has been very successful at building and strengthening relationships between our board…

Please join us this week....

Our Junior High Theatre Group presents Seussical The Musical.  Check poster for times.

We are Blessed!

Once again, TCS is blessed with so many people who have given of themselves to help us for our Annual Dinner Auction. ¬†From the Business and personal donors, all the volunteers as well as the guests that attended on Friday night. ¬†We are so thankful…

NO Wingate Parking Tuesday or Wednesday this Week

We wanted to make you aware of a two day change in our parking pick-up.¬† Please read carefully the following: The Wingate is having their annual parking lot ‚Äėclean up‚Äô and consequently we may not make use of their parking lot on Tuesday, April 21…

Lego Contest Winners

Thank you for all the participants this year. ¬†Our annual Lego Contest was a success. ¬†This year we added a new classification "Click-a-Brick". ¬†It is a new product launched by one of our own families - Jason Smith. ¬†Jason was kind enough to donate…

Mrs. Duimel BeDazzles on Traffic Duty

Mrs Duimel, our newly appointed Principal, was presented with a new traffic vest decorated with lots of bling. If you did not have a chance to see her last week she will be on traffic duty this week again! Thanks for following our parking lot rules!…

Please Join Us in Congratulating Ms Duimel as our New Principal

We are blessed at TCS to have Mrs Duimel become our new principal effective today. ¬†She not only brings a breadth of experience, a strong faith in the Lord, but also her role at TCS for the past few years as our Vice Principal provides invaluable continuity.…

Mr. Hielema's Farewell

¬† March 20, 2015 marked a very important day for Trinity Christian School. ¬†Mr. Hielema, our principal, mentor, teacher, coach and just all around good person celebrated his last day after 20 years.¬† We had the opportunity during this last week of…

Easter Assembly

Today, our last day before spring holiday, we celebrated the resurrection of Jesus Christ together as a community at our assembly.  May the miracle of Easter bring you renewed hope, faith, love and joy.  We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday. 

Annual Pastor's Breakfast

Today we were blessed with the presence of many of our Pastors at our annual Pastor's Breakfast. ¬†It was a wonderful morning of fun and fellowship and a great opportunity for our pastors‚Äô to experience God‚Äôs presence in our school.¬† Thank you to…

Grade 8 Boys win GOLD!!!

Please join us in congratulating our Boys Grade 8 Basketball team, coached by Krista Barkey and Jeff Logan.  The boys participated in the divisional finals, and received the gold medal!!!

Grade 7 Boys Win Silver!

Please join us in congratulating our Boys Grade 7 Basketball team, coached by Mr. Graffunder and Brad Moffatt.  The boys participated in the divisional finals, and received the silver medal.  Congrats on your hard work and marked improvement.

Senior Girls Win CISAA Gold for 8th Consecutive Year!

Please join us in congratulating our Senior Girls Basketball team, coached by Mr. Hielema and Hans Boerstra, on winning¬†the CISAA Gold . ¬†This is the 8th consecutive year our Senior Girls have won this honour. ¬†Senior Girls will be playing in the…

Basketball Finals

Please come out and support our junior high basketball athletes play in the finals.... Senior Girls¬†League finals¬†this Thursday at 5:15¬†vs. Rundle College. Our girls are hoping to win the CISAA Gold for a record 8 straight year! Grade 8 Boys¬†are…

Welcoming Greg Kern

This week Mr. Holder's class welcomed Mr. Kern, our new Executive Director for ACSCS.  Greg is looking forward to meeting all of our Trinity families, please take the time to pop by the business office to introduce yourself.  

Jump Rope for Heart

Today we "jump" started our Jump Rope for Heart program. This program gives our entire student body (K-9) the opportunity to improve their heart health, raise money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and have fun! Over the next couple weeks we will…

Attendance Protocol Updates

For the safety of our children we have improved our Attendance Protocol.  Please read the document attached.

2014

A Christmas Blessing

Wayne Braun, CFO of Palliser Regional Schools presented Trinity Christian School with an unexpected cheque for $34,000 this week.¬† These funds come at an opportune time as we are entering Phase II of raising funds for our Preparing the Pathway Capital…

Over 70 Shoe Boxes and counting....

Operation Christmas Child is very thankful to all our families who participated in providing children with shoe boxes full of fun and love. Our Grade 9 students will be volunteering at Samaritan‚Äôs Purse filling Shoe Boxes on Thursday, December 11th…

SALTS Candy Grams!

Send a candy cane to a friend or teacher¬†to wish them a Merry Christmas! Candy Canes will be available to purchase at lunchtime¬†just outside the office on¬†: December 9th December 11th December 16th Price:¬†¬†¬† $0.50 each Delivery Date:¬† Last Day…

Ryan McAllister Shares His Passion for Music, God & World Vision

Today we were blessed to have a concert by Ryan McAllister. ¬†¬†Ryan is a talented Canadian musician who loves and trusts God. ¬†He not only shared his gifts for singing and song writing but he also shared his journey with God. ¬†His path has led him…

30 Hour Famine was a Huge Success!

This year, the Junior High's are part of a global movement team to help reduce poverty and increase social justice. ¬†The Junior Highs deprived themselves of something that is important to them for 30 hours - electronics and food. We're supporting World…

A Successful Volleyball Season at TCS!

At Trinity Christian School each of our six volleyball teams successfully made it into their division final medal games.¬† ¬†We are very proud of their successes ‚Äď congrats to all our teams and their coaches!¬† What made this season so great were not…

Come Cheer on Senior Boys Volleyball

Volleyball championships for senior boys are this Thursday at 4:00pm, 5:00pm and finals at 6pm in our gym.  Please come cheer on our team.

Please Pray for the SALTS Trip

Pray for the  SALTS trip - that each adult/student may experience Christ in new  and "refreshing" ways.  Please click here to follow our blog.

Join Us at Movie Night - This Friday

SPIRIT DAY!

Spirit Day is Wednesday!

Congratulations on a Successful Coupon Book Fundraiser!

A big thank you to all the students and families who sold over $30,000 worth of coupon books.¬† WOW!¬† That is awesome! ¬†The net earnings will be announced in the November Messenger. ¬†Also a big thank you to Michelle Prather and her team for coordinating…

School Directory Coming Home Today!

Our School Directory is being sent home today with your oldest child. ¬†There is one directory per family. ¬†Also included in the envelope is a TCS pen, and two magnets. ¬†One of the magnets includes all of our Throughlines - great to put on your fridge…

Come Out and Support Your Volleyball Teams!

We are hosting a number of volleyball games in October starting tonight. ¬†Please come cheer on our teams! Please see our calendar for details but here are the dates to remember: Today, Thursday, October 2nd Tuesday, October 7th Thursday, October 9th…

Another Successful TCS Golf Classic Tournament!

Despite disappointing weather (snow at the beginning of the week and a cold, wet and windy day for our annual TCS Golf Classic Tournament), our Trinity family did not disappoint in terms of supporting our fundraising event.¬† This year we raised over…

Open House Reminder

Just a reminder to tell your friends and families about our Open House tomorrow evening, Tuesday, September 16th at 6:30pm ¬†The format is different from previous ones. ¬†New families will have the opportunity to meet our Junior High teachers, attend…

Welcome to a New School Year from Superintendent Kevin Gietz

To our students and parents/guardians: Welcome, everyone, to a new school year, full of possibilities and opportunities for learning and growing. This year, Palliser Regional Schools has adopted the theme of ‚ÄúLeadership in Literacy.‚ÄĚ It‚Äôs a name…

SUTP & Entertainment Books Now Available

COUPON BOOKS AVAILABLE:¬† Entertainment Book $40 & SUTP Book or APP $20 PRIZES TO BE WON! MID-SALE (Sept 10th - money must be in to qualify) Draws $60 or more in sales (Movie Passes or Dairy Queen certificates) $200 or more in sales ($50 cash) END OF…

Welcome TCS Families

A new year is about to begin.¬† We¬†feel blessed¬†to have the halls of TCS filled with our wonderful students for our 22nd year. Just a few reminders for the first day of school (Tuesday, September 2nd): Drop off 8:00am or after: ¬†If families are staying…

TCS 18th Annual GOLF CLASSIC! - Friday, Sept 12th!

The TCS 18th Annual Golf Classic is almost here - Friday, Sept 12th. Everyone is invited! Click here to check out the details and register and join other TCS families and staff.

Walk-a-thon 2014: Best Year Ever!

Every year our students participate in our Walk-a-thon / Bikathon to raise money. Money raised will go to playground enhancement and SALTS.  This year was our best year ever - raising over $31,000! Well done everyone! Click here to check out our video....

TCS WINS ISAA Team Championship Banner for a record 13th straight year!

Congratulations to all athletes who competed and did our school proud!   Click here for all the details and photo gallery.

Congratulations to our Safety Patrols!

The Lord has once again blessed the TCS Patrol Team with another win at the Heritage Park Patrol Awards ceremony.¬† The patrollers came home with a 2nd place trophy for the year.¬† This is the 7th year in a row that the TCS Patrol Team has been blessed…

ACCEPTING 2015-16 KINDERGARTEN APPLICATIONS

Accepting New Applications for KINDERGARTEN 2015-2016 School Year starting Monday, June 2nd at 8am at the Trinity Christian School front office   Click here for further details.

Only 2 days until our Walk-a-thon - Check out our video!

  HAVE YOU MADE YOUR PLEDGE YET?

ISAA Track Meet POSTPONED until Friday, May 30th.

Please see your email for details.

Walk-a-thon Reminder

The Walk-a-thon is only 4 days away! This year we are raising money for two different areas: Grades K to 5:¬† Playground Improvements Grades 6 to 9:¬† SALTS Please click below to find the forms required for the Walk-a-thon/Bikathon: Sponsor Form Volunteer…

TCS Student Referral Incentive Program

The TCS Student Referral Incentive Program is available again this year!  Please check your email today for details! Click here to print the Student Referral Form.

Grandparents Tea Reminder!

Just a friendly that this Thursday is our annual Grandparents Tea! Grandparents and special friends are invited to a Afternoon Tea in their honour. Time: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm 12:30 - Tea in Gym 1:00 - Classroom visits 2:00 - Spring Play (Optional)

Thank You to our Auction Sponsors & Donors

We have been blessed to have many Corporate Sponsors and Donors to our auction.  To show our appreciation please take the time to support these Corporate Donors by frequenting their businesses.  Check them out here - Major Sponsors, Corporate Donors.

No Pick-Up at Wingate on Wednesday, April 30th or Thursday, May 1st

To all the Trinity Christian School Families: Wingate has notified us that their parking lot is going to be cleaned on¬†Wednesday, April 30, 2014 and Thursday, May 1, 2014; as a result of this there will be no parking at the Wingate lot on either of…

Round Table Information Session for 2nd Floor Acquisition - May 5th

Please join us at the upcoming ROUND TABLE Information Session regarding the 2nd Floor Acquisition. ¬† At the ACSCS Spring Meeting, ¬†the Board will be recommending the Members (you) vote to approve exercising the Option to acquire the 2nd floor of Atrium…

Live Auction Item: Opportunity to Bid Cheryl Barnard Goodbye!

LAST DAY¬†to purchase tickets!! ¬† How to order: 1.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Call us:¬† 403-254-6682 2.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Order ONLINE:¬†¬†www.tcskids.com/auction 3.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Come to the OFFICE¬†(cash or cheque only) ¬† ¬†Don‚Äôt miss out on this one of a kind LIVE…

Auction, Auction, Auction!!!!!!

The Auction is only 9 days away!!!!!!! Have you bought your tickets?¬† Don‚Äôt miss being a part of this fun community evening. Do you have an item to donate?¬† Please don‚Äôt delay in dropping it off at the school. Interested in volunteering to help…

Happy Easter

Share the gift of Faith with others during the Easter season, Pray & hope this will make our world a kinder place for everyone...

Youth Night was a Blast!

Thank you to all the staff, volunteers and students who contributed to making this evening such a huge success! ¬† A very special thank you to Sharmon Kozak for helping to organize the game as well as to Colton Williams and all the student leaders from…

Reminder: TCS is Hosting Youth Night this Friday at 7pm

Attention:¬† Grades 6-8!!¬† Come have a fun night playing Cops and Robbers this Friday night!¬† Bring your friends to join the fun.¬† The Grade 9 students are being the cops and you get to be the robbers!¬† There are prizes for top girl and boy from…

Please Come CHEER ON Your SR BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM!

TCS Senior Boys basketball is hosting league championship her at TCS on Monday and Tuesday next week. ¬†Please come and cheer them on! On Monday, March 3rd at 5pm our Senior Boys will be playing in the semi-finals. ¬†On Tuesday night at 5pm will be the…

Get Your Copy of "Leadership in Literacy" from your Palliser School Board

Palliser Regional Schools is committed to reporting to its stakeholders information about the educational programs and services being offered to the students we serve.To that end, the Board of Trustees of Palliser Regional Schools is pleased to present…

2013 Tax Receipts Are Ready for Pick-Up!

2013 Tax Receipts can be picked up in the Business Office.  Any receipts that are not picked up by 12:00 noon on Friday, February 28th will be mailed.

Website Update

Please click here to see our Website Updates.  They include: ATTENDANCE LINE, eTEACHERS, PRAYER REQUESTS, SUGGESTION BOX

EASTER & SPRING Plants - Salts Fundraiser

Spring is just around the corner (we hope!) and it‚Äôs time to start thinking about our gardens.¬† The grade 8s are doing a flower fundraiser for their Salts trip and would like to invite you all to participate.¬† There are two opportunities:¬† EASTER…

Safety First!

We need your assistance in a few areas so we can continue to provide a safe and caring environment here at Trinity Christian School.  Please read the attached Safety Memo. Thank you!

Pajama Day - Tues, Jan 21st

Wear your pajamas on January 21's and have a cozy day at TCS!

Come Join us for Movie Night: Turbo

You are invited to the TCS Family Movie Night On Friday, January 24th for the viewing of TURBO.  

Hot Lunches

If you would like to order Hot Lunches for the remainder of the year, please print off the attached form(s) and submit with payment¬†to the front office by Friday, January 31st.¬† Individual order forms will be available next week if you prefer to order…

Please join us for a TCS School Theatre Performance

Our Drama students have been working hard and are very excited to invite you for a viewing of their play.  

2013

Come Let Us ADORE Him!

What a wonderful way to get into the true spirit of Christmas!  A time of workship was led by the Kindergarten to Grade 6 students.  Thanks to all the family and friends who joined in the celebration of our Saviour.

Success for ALL our Volleyball teams this year!

Congratulations to all of our teams this year -¬†all metal finalists for their season!¬† Click here to view photos! Grade 9 Boys: Gold (League and Zones) Grade 9 Girls: Silver (League and Zones) Grade 7/8 Girls: League Bronze Grade 7/8 Boys: League Silver…

Buddies helping Buddies

Today our Grade 6 class helped their Grade 1 buddy class with reading and other school work. 

Minister of Justice ... drops by

On Friday, October 18th the grade six class at Trinity Christian School had the pleasure of welcoming the MLA for Calgary-Acadia and Justice Minister for Alberta, Minister Jonathan Denis. He came to discuss his role as an MLA and the ways in which he…

SALTS 2013

Our grade nine students had an amazing trip to the West Coast for our annual S.A.L.T.S (Sail and Life Training Society) excursion this fall.¬† This is an annual tradition for our grade nine students.¬† It is a transformational life experience for them…

Junior High Retreat

The Junior High Retreat in mid-September was terrific! Staff at SABC served up great food and offered thrilling activities such as a giant swing, kayaking, mountain scooters and more. Sam Seifert, Family Pastor at Southview Alliance Church, shared engaging…